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paddy

noun pad·dy \ˈpa-dē\

: a wet field where rice is grown

plural paddies also pad·is

Full Definition of PADDY

1
:  rice; especially :  threshed unmilled rice
2
:  wet land in which rice is grown

Variants of PADDY

pad·dy also padi \ˈpa-dē\
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Origin of PADDY

Malay padi
First Known Use: 1623

Rhymes with PADDY

Paddy

noun Pad·dy \ˈpa-dē\
plural Paddies

Definition of PADDY

often offensive
:  irishman

Origin of PADDY

from Paddy, Hiberno-English nickname for Patrick
First Known Use: 1780
PADDY Defined for Kids

paddy

noun pad·dy \ˈpa-dē\
plural paddies

Definition of PADDY for Kids

:  wet land in which rice is grown

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